Written By: - Date published: 7:09 am, November 29th, 2015 - 21 comments
About time the Police got around to becoming a “very evidence based” service. Building great relationships with academia is a sensible way to start.
Written By: - Date published: 8:19 am, November 26th, 2015 - 46 comments
The answer is at least one.
Written By: - Date published: 10:37 am, November 20th, 2015 - 42 comments
Cameron Slater and his associates are legal morans. This has been extensively investigated and judged on by the Court of Appeal in a judgement released yesterday. I have a wee look at it and the steaming heap of faecal matter that these idiots tried to get the judges to consume.
Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, November 19th, 2015 - 43 comments
National has passed legislation with retrospective effect under urgency to change previous legislation also passed under urgency so that the law says what it thinks the law should have said, despite the existing law being abundantly clear.
Written By: - Date published: 9:10 am, November 18th, 2015 - 53 comments
Seems Ms Adams is the latest prepared to jump under a bus to save the beloved Honest John. Self interest is strong in this one.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, November 14th, 2015 - 51 comments
Two recent articles suggest that this Government is more interested in spin and PR than in achieving good. And one of the articles previously posted in the Herald has mysteriously disappeared.
Written By: - Date published: 7:53 am, November 14th, 2015 - 16 comments
The Herald seems to have accidentally deleted the online version of yesterday’s big story from Kirsty Johnson on how the government manipulates media perceptions. However could that have happened?
Written By: - Date published: 9:04 am, November 13th, 2015 - 13 comments
The Law? That’s not for Cabinet Members, the Law is for the lazy malcontents who don’t want to work hard.
Written By: - Date published: 7:47 am, November 13th, 2015 - 39 comments
Written By: - Date published: 2:30 pm, November 12th, 2015 - 27 comments
The first of what may be an ongoing series of posts where social media interaction by Politicians ends in disaster.
Written By: - Date published: 8:23 am, November 12th, 2015 - 169 comments
John Key’s claim that Labour and Greens support the rapists on Christmas Island has struck a snag. There are none. And the brave action of progressive women MPs talking publicly about the sexual abuse they have suffered has shown how morally bankrupt Key’s politics are.
Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, November 11th, 2015 - 90 comments
Was Key’s “outburst” in Parliament yesterday an outburst, or was it a strategy?
Written By: - Date published: 9:19 am, November 7th, 2015 - 50 comments
National are rubbish at everything except politics. And that’s not politics in a good way.
Written By: - Date published: 10:55 am, November 3rd, 2015 - 116 comments
Cameron Slater has had his advertising income from Google cut off for stating that the only solution is to kill adherants of the Islamic faith before they kill us. And he thinks that fundamental rights are involved …
Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, November 3rd, 2015 - 44 comments
This morning’s media has reports of increased domestic violence being reported by beneficiaries and an increase of the time and resources the police are having to put into helping the mentally unwell. And record profits earned by the Australian banks.
Written By: - Date published: 11:08 am, October 27th, 2015 - 25 comments
Written By: - Date published: 9:30 am, October 20th, 2015 - 36 comments
John Key provides a never ending flow of material for John Oliver’s show Last Week Tonight.
Written By: - Date published: 8:16 am, October 20th, 2015 - 90 comments
The latest Colmar Brunton poll shows that the opposition block is solidly ahead of National. Yet One News chose to concentrate only on the preferred Prime Minister result and attack Andrew Little because of marginal change.
Written By: - Date published: 11:50 am, October 11th, 2015 - 66 comments
Communications Anat Shenker-Osorio has some simple messages for Labour in its quest for Government. The left’s strongest advantage is its care for people rather than the economy and the message that will resonate is a positive one emphasising the care of people and the environment.
Written By: - Date published: 8:08 am, October 10th, 2015 - 22 comments
In March of this year National recycled a private member’s bill that Mike Sabin originally championed. The bill if enacted would have permitted a Judge to draw an adverse inference from a defendant facing child sex abuse charges exercising the right to silence. The bill was in the list of private members bills released on […]
Written By: - Date published: 12:07 pm, October 5th, 2015 - 22 comments
I guess it’s not exactly news that WINZ is dysfunctional, but its interesting to have some actual data on one of the symptoms. Bonus feature – one of the Nats’ worst excuses ever.
Written By: - Date published: 12:08 pm, October 2nd, 2015 - 89 comments
Someone once made an art-work of a brick with some ‘guy ropes’ attached to represent the ill fated R-101 airship…
Written By: - Date published: 11:53 am, October 1st, 2015 - 37 comments
Last Friday I wrote a post on Volkwagen gaming NOx emissions. This is a follow up.